Synonyms and Antonyms for preliminary-examination

1. preliminary examination (n.)

an examination taken by graduate students to determine their fitness to continue


2. cross-examination (n.)

(law) close questioning of a hostile witness in a court of law to discredit or throw a new light on the testimony already provided in direct examination


4. preliminary (adj.)

denoting an action or event preceding or in preparation for something more important; designed to orient or acquaint with a situation before proceeding

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7. preliminary (n.)

something that serves as a preceding event or introduces what follows


8. examination (n.)

a detailed inspection of your conscience (as done daily by Jesuits)


9. preliminary (n.)

a minor match preceding the main event


10. examination (n.)

the act of giving students or candidates a test (as by questions) to determine what they know or have learned